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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 106–107 | Cite as

Megaoesophagus in a patient affected by dermatomyositis

  • P. Caramaschi
  • D. Biasi
  • A. Carletto
  • M. Randon
  • L. M. Bambara
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Keywords

Public Health Dermatomyositis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Caramaschi
    • 2
  • D. Biasi
    • 1
  • A. Carletto
    • 1
  • M. Randon
    • 2
  • L. M. Bambara
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Patologia Speciale MedicaVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Clinica MedicaPoliclinico Borgo RomaVeronaItaly

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